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The Fantastic History Of Food

22 EpisodesProduced by Nick Charlie KeyWebsite

Stories of the fun, bizarre and often ridiculous history of food. .Packed with interesting tales like ‘The Man Who Ate King Louis XIV’s Heart’ and ‘The German Coconut Cult’..Join me as we explore The Fantastic History of Food..Contact me on… read more


14 - Piracy, Witches and Hot Chocolate

Hot chocolate has been a favourite drink of so many households throughout the ages. Not many people know the rich and varied history that this simple drink actually has. From Columbus first encountering chocolate in the 1500s to the deep connection it has to witchcraft and potions, the drink has evolved in so many ways from the first frothy, bitter mugs consumed by those early explorers.

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